Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic defeated Central Cambria, 25-18, 25-16, 25-20, in high school girls volleyball Wednesday at the Pleasant Valley Gymnasium.
Rachel Potopa recorded 10 service points and 39 assists, and Jennifer Patterson also added 10 service points.
Logan McIntosh notched 15 digs, Alexis Hicks had 12 kills and Annie Dombrowski compiled 12 kills and 12 digs for Bishop Guilfoyle.
MIrror photo by Gary M. Baranec
Central Cambria’s Chelsey Long (left) and Lexi Murin go up for a block of Bishop Guilfoyle’s Annie Dombrowski on Wednesday night.
Sam Elkin had nine kills, 10 assists and 14 digs for the Lady Devils.
CENTRAL CAMBRIA: Hansen 3, Ziesman 3, Elkin 3, Hendrickson 3, Murin 3, McKeel 2, Long 2.
BISHOP GUILFOYLE: Potopa 10, Patterson 10, Dombrowski 7, McIntosh 5, Hicks 5, Welteroth 2, Conrad 1, Baughman 1.
Records: Central Cambria (3-5); Bishop Guilfoyle (6-2).
JV: Bishop Guilfoyle, 25-17, 25-19. Record: Bishop Guilfoyle (8-0).
Lady Tigers spikes PV
HOLLIDAYSBURG - Katie Reed scored 21 service points and added 22 assists to lead Hollidaysburg to a 25-9, 25-11, 25-11 sweep of visiting Penns Valley.
Kristin Reed had 14 service points, and Alex Scheel logged 15 kills and six blocks for Hollidaysburg, which improved to 3-4.
HOLLIDAYSBURG: Katie Reed 21, Kristin Reed 14, Herr 9, Kirsch 6, Yacabucci 4, Sibold 1.
Records: Hollidaysburg (3-4).
JV: Hollidaysburg, 25-9, 25-11. (Hollidaysburg jayvees are 7-0).
Spring Cove rolls
SPRING MILLS - Jordan Quarello scored touchdowns on runs of 37 and 4 yards, and he tackled the Penns Valley quarterback in the end zone for a safety in Spring Cove's 34-8 win in junior high football.
Noah Benton threw a 2-yard TD pass to Justin Helsel, and Alex Hoenstine returned an interception 30 yards for a score.
SCORE BY QUARTERS
Spring Cove10 16 8 0 - 34
Penns Valley0 0 8 0 - 8
SC-Quarello tackles Tobias for safety.
SC-Helsel 2 pass from Benton (Knepp pass from Benton).
SC-Hoenstine 30 int. return (Quarello run).
SC-Quarello 4 run (Quarello run).
SC-Quarello 37 run (Mock run).
PV-Woodring 21 pass from Tobias (Tobias run).
Records: Spring Cove (3-2); Penns Valley (1-3)
Mr. Touchdown starts
United Way of Blair County is staging the 2012 Blair County Mr. Touchdown Contest, open to junior and senior varsity football players.
The Mr. Touchdown Contest, a fundraiser for the United Way's annual campaign, will run from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. Contestants will score one point for every dollar raised through donation collections and fundraisers. The football player with the highest score at the end of the contest will win a prize package that includes two tickets and transportation to the Steelers-Browns game, as well as the title of Mr. Touchdown.
Contest registration closes on Friday. Registration forms are available at the United Way of Blair County office at 5414 6th Avenue, Altoona, or by calling 944-0884.
n Due to incorrect information reported to the Mirror, Bishop Guilfoyle girls soccer player Alyssa McGhee was not credited with scoring all four goals in the Lady Marauders' 4-1 victory over Cambria Heights Tuesday.
n Gary Walstrom Sr. and Gary Walstrom Jr. were incorrectly identified in a photo in Wednesday's edition.
PSU tip times set
UNIVERSITY PARK -The Penn State men's basketball team will have at least 23 games televised to a national audience in the 2012-13 season, including at least 12 appearances on the Big Ten Network and nine on the ESPN networks.
The Nittany Lions will start with a Nov. 15 match-up with ESPN preseason No. 6 North Carolina State in the Puerto Rico Tip-off set for a 5 p.m. tip on ESPN2. Penn State will also appear on ESPN2 on Saturday, Jan. 26, when it takes on Ohio State in a noon tip at the Jordan Center. That game will also be the annual Coaches vs. Cancer "Band Together" Day at the BJC.
The Lions will face Boston College in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Nov. 28 (9:15 p.m.) at the Jordan Center in the first of at least seven appearances on ESPNU. Penn State will have at least six Big Ten Conference games televised on ESPNU including home matchups vs. Northwestern (Thursday, Jan. 10, at 8 p.m.), Nebraska (Saturday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m.) and Iowa (Thursday, Feb. 14, at 9 p.m.).